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In a significant deviation from standard practice within the sport,?San Diego Padres officials instructed their organizations athletic trainers to maintain two distinct files of medical information on their players -- one for industry consumption and the other for the teams internal use, multiple sources have told ESPN. Cheap Nike Shoes .Trainers were told in meetings during spring training that the distinction was meant to better position the team for trades, according to two sources with direct knowledge of what was said.Major League Baseball is close to concluding its investigation of the Padres handling of the medical information, and the organization and individuals could face discipline.Shana Wilson, the teams director of communications, said the Padres have been cooperating fully with Major League Baseballs review.At this point, it is an ongoing review, and we will refrain from comment until the process has concluded and we receive formal notification of the outcome from MLB, Wilson said. That said, there was no direction or intent on our part to mislead other clubs with respect to a players medical information.According to sources familiar with the fallout from some of the Padres midseason deals, officials from at least three teams that made trades with San Diego -- the Boston Red Sox, Miami Marlins and Chicago White Sox -- were enraged by what they perceived to be strategic deception: veiling medical information that could have been pivotal in trade discussions. At least one other team reached out to the commissioners office with a complaint, according to sources.All MLB teams feed medical information into a central database known as the Sutton Medical System, designed to both maintain the privacy of individual players and to be accessible to teams when needed -- such as when trades are made.Any time a player goes into the training room and receives treatment -- down to hot tubs, aspirin and anti-inflammatories -- those details are supposed to be entered into records.Some teams are known to be more meticulous in note-taking than others -- the trainers for the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees, for example, have a reputation for building extensive files, with all available information written down. And, in recent years, other teams found the Seattle Mariners notes to be less comprehensive.When teams close in on trades, the athletic trainers usually exchange codes needed to access the medical information stored on the players in question so inquiring teams can learn about a players physical condition.Todd Hutcheson had been the Padres athletic trainer for 18 years, but the Padres replaced him in February with a new department leader, Mark Rogow, who had previously worked with the U.S. Department of Defense. After Rogows hiring, there were a handful of meetings during spring training with the organizations athletic trainers, for the major and minor leagues.According to two sources with direct knowledge of those meetings, the staffers were instructed by front office officials to document medical details about players into two separate systems.The athletic trainers were told to post the details of any disabled-list-related medical situations on MLBs central system, but they also were instructed to keep the specifics about preventive treatments only on the Padres internal notes. One source defined the distinction in this way: If a player was treated for a sore hamstring or shoulder without being placed on the disabled list, that sort of information was to be kept in-house, for use within the organization only.According to the two sources with direct knowledge of the meetings, the athletic trainers were told that by splitting the medical files into two categories, the Padres would benefit in trade discussions.At the annual get-together of athletic trainers at baseballs winter meetings in Nashville, Tennessee, in December, MLB officials had informed those in the room that they wanted more medical documentation. Months later, when the Padres directive to split the documentation was handed down, some Padres staffers were uncomfortable, according to sources, and some expressed that discomfort, with athletic trainers saying there would be backlash for this type of filing system.According to sources, the Padres reached midseason with dramatically fewer medical entries on their players. An average number of entries for a given team might be in the range of 60 by the All-Star break. The Padres had fewer than 10, according to a source.When you dont have any medical information available on a player, said one evaluator who has been involved in trade discussions in the past, thats not normal.On July 14, the Red Sox traded one of their best pitching prospects, Anderson Espinoza, for San Diegos All-Star left-hander Drew Pomeranz. Sources within the Boston organization say it wasnt until after the deal was made that they became aware of some of the preventive measures that had been provided for Pomeranz.On July 29, the Padres traded right-handers Colin Rea and Andrew Cashner to Miami. In the midst of Reas first outing for the Marlins, he told the team of elbow discomfort. It was only then, according to Miami sources, that the Marlins learned the extent of Reas problem and that hed been receiving treatment for weeks. Two days later, MLB executives facilitated the return of Rea to the Padres, with San Diego returning pitcher Luis Castillo to Miami.MLB pressed athletic trainers on both teams for details about the information that was exchanged, which evolved into debate about what was said in the swap of records. MLB expanded its investigation, with the White Sox and at least one other team expressing concern over the information provided to them by the Padres.The whole system has to be built on trust, to some degree, one official familiar with the situation said. You cant have teams withholding medical information in a baseball trade any more than you have a car salesman not disclosing vehicle history. It cant work. Its about the integrity of the system.A.J. Preller is the Padres general manager and oversees baseball operations for the franchise. He previously worked for the Rangers and, when Preller was overseeing their international operations in 2010, he was suspended for violations of baseball rules regarding signings.He was hired by San Diego in August 2014, after years of developing a reputation for being one of the sports best and most adept scouts. Preller has been lauded by the Padres ownership for his work in stocking the teams farm system.Shortly after Preller took over the Padres, the team was reprimanded by MLB for conducting a workout contrary to industry regulations. Cheap Nike Shoes Free Shipping . PETERSBURG, Fla. Authentic Wholesale Nike Shoes . The phone hearing is scheduled for 4:30pm et/1:30pm pt. Winchester, who was not penalized for the hit, appeared to make contact with Kellys head early in the first period of Thursdays game in Boston. http://www.nikeshoescheapuk.com/ . The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynchs famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game. Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd was taken off the field on a backboard and a cart after a frightening neck injury Sunday in his teams 22-16 loss to the New York Giants.Floyd was taken to a hospital for medical observation, as is standard NFL protocol, and released. He was expected to accompany the team back to Chicago.While Floyd and teammate Akiem Hicks?were converging on Giants running back Rashad Jennings, the crown of Floyds helmet led into Hicks leg and compressed. The injury happened with 5 minutes, 53 seconds remaining in Sundays game.The entire Bears team and several Giants players gathered around in a show of support. Floyd pumped his fist and showed some movement while being carted off.It hurt us mentally and physically to see Leonard go down like that, Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee said. Thats one of our young bucks. Thats one of our playmakers. Thats one of the guys we depend on. Hes a great guy. Hopefully its nothing serious, and our prayers go out to him. Hopefully hes back soon.Bears coach John Fox said following thhe game that Floyds movement looked good and was encouraging. Wholesale Nike Shoes Uk. Its difficult to see a young guy like that [who has] made the strides that hes made get hurt, Bears linebacker Willie Young said. Its definitely tough. But Ive been around long enough to know thats just the game that we play.The first-round pick joined tight end Zach Miller, left guard Josh Sitton and cornerback CreVon LeBlanc as Bears knocked out of Sundays game.Floyd was taken with the No. 9 pick of the 2016 NFL draft. The Bears traded the No. 11 pick and a fourth-round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to move up to get him.He started the season slowly and was sidelined for three games after hurting a calf in Week 4. Since returning to the field in Week 7, Floyd has had 10 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 1 fumble recovery for a touchdown.His five sacks this season lead all rookies.ESPNs Jeff Dickerson and The Associated Press contributed to this report. ' ' ' 
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North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey warns Drew Petries stellar AFL career is about to end unless he can turn his form around. Air Max 95 Günstig Schweiz .Petries performance has become a media focus as a once-promising season for North continues to plummet.After opening with a nine-game winning streak, North have lost six of their last seven matches.They hold eighth spot, two games ahead of Port Adelaide and St Kilda, and have a tough run over the next six weeks.They next play Collingwood in a crucial Friday night match at Etihad Stadium.Petrie has not kicked a goal for the last two matches and has only kicked 19 so far this season.The 309-game key forward, a popular and respected figure in the game, is out of contract at the end of the season and has said he wants to keep playing.But Carey is doubtful that will happen unless Petrie quickly turns his form around.I think definitely Drew Petrie wont go on - I wouldnt have thought so off the back of this year, Carey told Channel Sevens Talking Footy on Monday night.Clearly hes got six games to prove everyone wrong, and also hopefully a couple of finals, but right now youd be saying he definitely wont be going on.Over the weekend, Carey called for Petrie to be dropped and former Brisbane star Jonathan Brown agreed, saying the North spearheads form was horrible.Carey, a two-time Kangaroos premiership captain, also wants North coach Brad Scott to try some positional moves in a bid to turn their form around.Hes got to be brave right now and hes got to do it now because in two or three weeks, its too late, Carey said.He said the `Roos should either drop Petrie or try him in the ruck. Air Max 95 Outlet Schweiz . For the Wild it was their first win of the season and they now have a record of 1-1-2 while the Jets fall to 2-2. Jets start a six game home stand Friday with another divisional game, home to the Dallas Stars. Air Max 95 Günstig Kaufen . -- Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. http://www.airmax95schweiz.ch/ . After Gasquet beat fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia 7-5, 6-3, Tsonga followed up with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2 win against sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin in an all-French match. LONDON -- A boxing promoter says a deal is close to being agreed for IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to fight Wladimir Klitschko.Klitschko, the former IBF, WBO and WBA champion, would represent the most difficult fight of the undefeated Joshuas professional career.The WBO and WBA heavyweight belts given up by Tyson Fury could also be up for grabs in the fight, which is set to happen in the northern English city of Manchester later this year. Air Max 95 Günstig. Promoter Eddie Hearn told the BBC that terms are virtually there between the two now. There are plenty of things that have got to fall into place. ' ' ' 
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Gold Coast outside back David Mead will join Brisbane next NRL season on a one-year deal. Stan Smith Cheap Online .He confirmed the move after the Titans controversial elimination-final loss on Friday night to the Broncos.Meads future at the Titans had been the subject of much speculation after Jarryd Hayne joined the club late this season.Last night was my last game as a Titan, Mead wrote on Saturday on Instagram.My family and I will be joining the Brisbane Broncos for the year 2017. Although its tough to leave this club, Im excited for the next chapter of my career.Ill be forever grateful to this club for giving me the opportunity to play the game I love with some of my best mates. Stan Smith Sale Uk . LOUIS -- Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says hes recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. Adidas Stan Smith Wholesale . The parade and rally were held to celebrate the Saskatchewan Roughriders 45-23 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday in the CFLs championship game. http://www.discountstansmithuk.com/ . John Tavares, Thomas Vanek and Kyle Okposo were also being counted on to slow down sizzling Rangers forward Rick Nash. That plan didnt go so well early. LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Despite the loss of its starting quarterback and with the help of two backups, Kentucky rolled in the second half and picked up its first win, 62-42 over New Mexico State on Saturday.Benjamin Snell Jr. ran for four touchdowns and Stephen Johnson added three touchdown passes to lead the Wildcats to a victory that didnt come easily -- it was 35-all at halftime -- for Kentucky (1-2), which lost its first two games to open the season for the first time in 20 years. The Wildcats outscored New Mexico State 27-7 in the second half to avoid their third straight loss.Drew Barker started at quarterback for Kentucky but left the game and did not return because of what was announced as a right leg injury after he threw an interception on the first series. Wildcats coach Mark Stoops said afterward that Barker sustained a back injury.After a shaky start, Johnson settled down in Barkers absence to steer the Wildcats in front of 49,669 fans, the smallest in Stoops four-year tenure.Johnson was 17 of 22 passing for 310 yards, and added 51 yards rushing. Snell, a third-string freshman, finished with 136 yards and tied a school record for rushing TDs. Stanley Boom Williams added 181 yards rushing on 18 carries and a TD.Johnson threw a 72-yard scoring strike to C.J. Conrad in the first quarter. Conrad finished with five catches for 133 yards and three scores.It feels great and it feels phenomenal, Johnson said. At this level and in the Southeastern Conference, every game is a big game.Stoops lauded the play of Johnson, who relieved Barker and led Kentucky to its only touchdown in a 45-7 loss at Florida last Saturday.It was good to see Stephen come in and play like that, Stoops said. To see him play like he did was really good. I thought he calmed down and made some good decisions -- early on it was a little rough. He settled in and he has a lot of poise.Stoops wasnt surprised by Snells performance and said he has competed at a high level sinnce arriving on campus this fall. Cheap Stan Smith Wholesale. He plays much more mature than a true freshman, the coach said. Thats really good to see.New Mexico States (1-2) Tyler Rogers was 16 of 33 for 246 yards passing with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He also ran for two scores. Johnathan Boone had two receptions, both first-quarter TDs, for the Aggies.With the Wildcats leading 55-42 early in the fourth quarter, Rogers led a 10-play, 66-yard drive to the Kentucky 9 before throwing an interception to Derrick Baity in the end zone. Charles Walker later scored on a 65-yard punt return to cap the Wildcats scoring.THE TAKEAWAYKENTUCKY: Stoops, a former defensive coordinator at Florida State, became more involved in his teams defensive game plan last week after the Wildcats gave up 1,084 yards in the first two games. But the problems continued for Kentucky, which surrendered 500 yards to the Aggies. On the flip side, the Wildcats finished with a season-high 692 yards of offense.I was happy with the way our team responded, Stoops said. A victory is a victory. Were 1-2 and we have a chance to get to .500 next week. Well take a victory any way we can. Were going to learn from it and get better.Stoops said Barker was taken to a nearby hospital but didnt know the extent of his injury.NEW MEXICO STATE: The Aggies, coming off a 32-31 victory over New Mexico, fell to 0-20 against SEC opponents. Coach Doug Martin, a former Kentucky quarterback and graduate assistant, is now 0-2 against his former team.UP NEXTKENTUCKY: The Wildcats return to conference play and host South Carolina on Saturday.NEW MEXICO STATE: The Aggies open their Sun Belt schedule at Troy on Saturday in the conference opener for both teams. The Trojans are coached by former Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown.----AP College Football: collegefootball.ap.org ' ' ' 
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OAKLAND, Calif. Nike React Clearance . -- After getting a rude introduction to the NFL after losing their first 10 games as rookies in 2014, Derek Carr and Khalil Mack have put the Oakland Raiders at the top of the AFC just two years later.Carr came back from an injured pinkie to lead another fourth-quarter comeback and Mack had an interception return for a touchdown and a game-sealing strip sack that led Oakland to a 35-32 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.The Raiders (9-2) won their fifth straight game to remain tied atop the AFC with New England and are assured of a winning record for the first time since 2002.Weve come a long way, Mack said. Even then you cant really think about the past. All you can really focus on is stacking these wins up. Thats all we really care about as a team.Mack and Carr are the biggest reasons for the turnaround and for the latest win against the Panthers (4-7). But it didnt come easy despite the fact that Mack gave Oakland a 24-7 lead with an interception return for a score late in the first half.Carr got hurt while fumbling a snap on the second play from scrimmage in the second half and the Panthers scored 25 straight points to take a 32-24 lead.Carr answered with a touchdown pass to Clive Walford and 2-point conversion to Seth Roberts , and then drove the Raiders to Sebastian Janikowskis go-ahead field goal.Weve done it every single way. Its crazy, Carr said. Im just going to keep on believing. Im going to keep working hard. Hopefully, well have more ways for you. To be honest, I dont care how we do it.The Panthers had a chance to tie or win it but Greg Olsen dropped a third-down pass that would have put Carolina in field-goal range and Mack sacked Cam Newton and recovered the fumble to close out the victory for Oakland.Carolina dropped to 2-5 in games decided by eight points or fewer a year after going 8-1 in close games on the way to 15 regular-season wins and a Super Bowl appearance.Were just got to find ways, Newton said. For most of this year we have to come together and win these close games. Thats what it comes down to.Here are some other takeaways from the game:CLUTCH CARR: Carr led his fifth fourth-quarter comeback of the season and 10th in his three-year career. More than half of his 19 career wins have come in that fashion. This season, Carr has completed 80 of 118 passes (67.8 percent) for 1,109 yards (9.4 ypa), 10 TDs, one interception and a 122.5 passer rating when tied or trailing in the fourth quarter.I grew up a Kobe (Bryant) fan so that mamba mentality, Carr said.DISAPPOINTED FAN: There was one notable fan very disappointed in the result. Warriors star Stephen Curry watched the game from a suite, cheering for his hometown Panthers. After the game, Curry had to wear a Carr jersey after losing a bet.GOING FOR 2: After Denico Autry blocked the extra point following Carolinas first TD in the third quarter, coach Ron Rivera went for 2 unsuccessfully after the next two touchdowns. Those missed points kept Oakland down only eight after Benjamins touchdown and the Raiders managed to tie it when they got the 2-point conversion after Walfords score. Olsen lamented his dropped pass on the second conversion attempt.You have to catch the ball, he said. I have caught a lot of balls in this league and this team relies on me to make the plays and come to me when (the game) is on the line.ELITE COMPANY: Mack joined some elite company with his latest star performance. He had a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and an interception and a touchdown. The last player to do all of that in the same game, according to ESPN, was Charles Woodson with Green Bay in 2009 against Detroit. Woodson was Macks teammate the past two years.Thats some great company right there, he said. C-Wood, thats big bro. We talk all the time. He tells me, `Its time for you to take over games. Fortunately I was in a position to do a little bit of that today.WHATS NEXT: The Panthers will stay in the Bay Area to practice at San Jose State before traveling to Seattle next weekend for a rematch of last years playoff game against the Seahawks. The Raiders will look for their sixth straight win when they host Buffalo.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Nike React Sale Uk . A forerunning sled crashed into the worker Thursday at the Sanki Sliding Center. The unidentified worker broke both legs and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Nike React Shoes Uk . PETERSBURG, Fla. http://www.nikereactukclearance.com/ . - Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is not a fan of his teams use of the wildcat formation, saying "it makes you look like a high school offence. Nico Rosberg insists he will not be thinking about his championship lead when he approaches Turn 1 despite being beaten to pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix by Lewis Hamilton.Rosberg is 33 points up on Hamilton with four races to go, meaning he does not have again this season to claim the championship. On Thursday Rosberg insisted he will not be happy to settle for second in the coming races and he reiterated that mindset after qualifying, where he finished 0.216s behind his teammate.Asked if his big championship lead will be on his mind as he approaches Turn 1, Rosberg said: For me, Im not thinking about all those things -- I just want to win the race tomorrow. Ive never been able to win the U.S. Grand Prix and thats what Im going to try and do. Nike React Online Uk. Im fully focused on that.Rosberg was losing most time to Hamilton in the opening sector but he says there was nothing in particular he was struggling with.It was nothing specific. I just preferred sector two and three today and thats it, Lewis was just quicker in sector one - pretty simple. It was quite a good lap I did, nevertheless. Pretty annoying when Lewis came over the line, I could see on the TV that he beat me to it. But thats the way the way it goes sometimes.Nevertheless as weve seen this year qualifying isnt all-important so from P2 I still have a great chance tomorrow. ' ' ' 
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This is probably just a coincidence. Puma Shoes Uk Store . OK, its definitely just a coincidence.This week, the State of New York overturned legislation which had previously banned DFS throughout the state. Also this week, the PGA Tour finds itself in perhaps the New Yorkiest of New York venues (and I mean that lovingly), as Bethpage Black will play host to The Barclays.Its a coincidence, but lets call yet one big, happy coincidence as those outside the ropes might have a little extra rooting interest toward those on the inside.To residents of New York and everywhere else, heres what we should look for when picking lineups for this week: Long, accurate drivers of the golf ball; good scramblers; players who can take a U.S. Open type of mentality, if scoring does indeed remain as tough as its been there.Heres what we shouldnt look for: Players who played well here at the 2009 U.S. Open, a waterlogged event from start to finish that should be the opposite of what were expecting this week. Instead, check out the 2012 leaderboard for this event -- or even better, take a look at leaderboards from classic Northeast courses over the last few years. Those should provide some insightful clues.With that, lets get right to the picks, where its virtually a pick-em among the best of the best. Wholesale Puma Shoes Uk . -- Arizona knocked off some quality opponents, rolled over a few overmatched ones and grinded out victories even when things didnt go so well. Puma Shoes Clearance Sale Uk .500 on the season. The Jets are now 0-5-1 in the second game of back-to-backs. The game started the same way the Vancouver game started the night before, with the Jets taking the first two penalties of the game and killing off the first, but the Oilers getting on the board first, scoring on the second man-advantage. http://www.wholesalepumauk.com/ . The Clippers were angry about blowing a big lead; the Kings didnt like being in that kind of hole and nearly digging themselves out only to lose. PHOENIX -- With another series win against a division rival, the San Francisco Giants overtook the Chicago Cubs for the NL lead with their 52 victory.Pinch-hitter Ramiro Pena hit a tiebreaking double in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco escaped with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday to take two of three in the series.The Diamondbacks Jake Lamb hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning to tie it 4-4 but Enrique Burgos (0-1), Arizonas seventh pitcher, walked leadoff batter Jarrett Parker in the 11th and Pena lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner.Josh Osich (1-1) pitched a scoreless 10th to get the win. Santiago Casilla escaped trouble in the 11th for his 19th save in 23 tries.The Giants took a series from an NL West foe for the seventh straight time. The last series they lost to a team in their own division came when they were swept at home by Arizona from April 18-21.Its pretty big, especially for us right now when we dont have a lot of guys in our lineup, the Giants Brandon Belt said. Just for the younger guys to step in there and step up for us big. It says a lot. It says a lot about this team.With the outfield depleted, Belt -- almost always a first baseman these days -- played in left because the outfield is depleted.He made a nice running catch in left field, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said. We were in a box today, with a couple outfielders down, three actually. Thats why Brandon went out in left field and he looked comfortable.The Giants Gregor Blanco strained a knee in Saturday nights loss and is being evaluated. Denard Span was out with a stiff right neck.Rookie Albert Suarez pitched six innings, and Brandon Belt and Mac Williamson each drove in a pair of runs to put San Francisco up 4-2With one out in the eighth, first baseman Buster Posey bobbled Paul Goldschmidts spinning grounder for an error. Goldschmidt stole second and Lamb launched Cory Gearrins 3-2 pitch just over the fence in right field. Wholesale Puma Shoes Free Shipping. It was Lambs fourth homer in five games and his 19th of the season. Eleven of those home runs either tied the game or gave Arizona a lead.Goldshmidt also homered, his 15th.There were opportunities in the beginning of the game and at the end there. We just couldnt get it done, Lamb said.Yasmany Tomas led off the Arizona 11th with a single, was sacrificed to second, and a wild pitch put him on third with one out. But pinch-hitter Welington Castillo grounded out, and Peter OBrien, another pinch hitter, struck out. OBrien has struck out 25 times in 57 at bats since coming up from Triple-A Reno.A night earlier, Castillos three-run home run off Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning beat the Giants. This time, Strickland struck out Castillo in the ninth.TRAINERS ROOMGiants: RHP Matt Cain (right hamstring strain) had his first rehab start in an Arizona (rookie) League game Saturday night. He went 3 1/3 innings, allowing two runs and three hits, one a home run. He struck out six.Diamondbacks: RHP Zack Greinke was placed on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday, with a right oblique strain. Its his first DL stint since April 2013. Manager Chip Hale said he hopes Greinke can return after the All-Star break but doesnt know if that is realistic.UP NEXTDiamondbacks: RHP Archie Bradley (3-3, 4.50 ERA) takes Greinkes scheduled start in the series opener against the San Diego Padres Monday night. RH Luis Perdomo (2-3, 8.49) goes for the Padres.Giants: The Giants return home for three against Colorado. RHP Jake Peavy (4-7, 5.33), coming off a rough outing against Oakland, gets the start for San Francisco the Monday afternoon opener against the Rockies Tyler Anderson (0-2, 2.66). ' ' ' 
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. Asics Shoes Outlet Australia . -- Jim Harbaugh prides himself on preparing his teams for every possible scenario.Michigans coach acknowledged Monday he learned several things, in the aftermath of last years infamous loss to Michigan State in which a botched punt with 10 seconds left led to one of the most dramatic finishes in college football history.Have the punter at the right depth, Harbaugh said when pressed on what he learned from the play. Not be in a spread punt in that situation.Harbaugh called a timeout and chose to punt on a fourth-and-2 from the Spartans 47, leading by two points, after DeVeon Smith ran the ball three straight times trying to pick up a first down and run time off the clock. Harbaugh sent punter Blake ONeill onto the field, and the Australian lined up about 16 yards deep to field the snap. Harbaugh had two gunners -- players lining up as if they were wide receivers -- in the formation as if it was just another punt.It wasnt.Michigan State rushed 10 players, leaving one gunner uncovered and no one deep to return a potential punt. ONeill bobbled a low snap and instead of falling on the ball as Harbaugh would say after the game he wished the punter had done -- though ONeill was never coached to do that -- he whirled and tried to get the kick off only to be swarmed by Spartans. The football was jarred out of ONeills hands and directly into the arms of Jalen Watts-Jackson, who returned it for a 38-yard, game-winning, game-ending touchdown that left him with a broken hip after Wolverines tight end Jake Butt tackled him.Michigan States 27-23 victory was its third straight in the series and seventh win in eight games since Michigans last win at Spartan Stadium in 2007.When the bitter rivals meet again Saturday, many believe it would take something short of a miracle for the Spartans to extend their streak.No. 2 Michigan (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) has lost only one game since losing to Michigan State on Oct. 17, 2015, at the Big House. The Spartans (2-5, 0-4) have lost five straight and are underdogs by more than three touchdowns at home.Smith said the final seconds of last years game are still boiling within him and added we still taste it in our mouth. ONeill declined an interview request this week.Wormley and Butt were two of three players positioned between the line and ONeill on last years punt team. The trio of blockers took steps toward the right to prepare for a rugby-style punt after the snap, leaving the left side of the line outnumbered by the Spartans aggressive formation.Obviously, its a devastating play, Wormley said . Its a shock. You can kind of scratch your head and say, `What just happened? Its played on the Big Ten Network probably once a week. Or, you flip through the channels and you see it. But at the end of the day, were a new team. Its a new season.Butt had the last and best shot to change the outcome last year. He sprinted just in time to hit Watts-Jackson as he approached the goal line and landed on him in the end zone.I didnt hear the punt go off so I just turned around and started running, Butt recalled. They executed on that play and thats football. It easily couldve been us in the other position. Thats the great thing about football. Anything can happen. The game is never over.But were not caught up in that game. Were not hanging out heads about it. If anything, itll motivate us a little bit more this week.---Online: AP college football website: http://collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25---Follow Larry Lage at www.twitter.com/larrylage and follow his work at www.bigstory.ap.org/content/larry-lage Asics Shoes Australia Online . Capitals head coach Adam Oates said Ovechkin was injured in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday and clarified it was not a head injury. Asics Shoes Australia Sale . With his new coach and six-time Grand Slam singles champion Boris Becker watching him during an official match for the first time, Djokovic appeared tentative early against the Slovakian player, who often appeared content to keep the ball in play. http://www.asicsaustraliawholesale.com/ . - Levi Browns tenure at left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers is over before it even began.We won! Over two weeks on the road, two tournaments, 12 games of sevens, two different countries and finally we are heading home, but this time as winners! It has certainly been a while... we havent won a sevens tournament since Houston 2013. That probably sounds like a long time. Thats because it is.You forget about what making a final actually means. Once you have got over the heart palpitations of having to play a 20-minute final (six minutes longer than normal, which dont be fooled, is a long time), you also realise that you will get to walk out and sing your national anthem. Thats something easily taken for granted in the 15s format but a real sense of achievement and a very special moment at the end of a tournament.We knew we were onto something after Atlanta; the results, yes, but more importantly the performances and the way we were now playing the game.If you had watched us on day one in Langford, you would be forgiven for thinking Atlanta was somewhat of a fluke.Safe to say, some decent results but actually not necessarily performances we were proud of. As I said last time, sevens is a funny old game and thankfully for us, our day two performances turned out to be unbeatable. England dominated in the second half to conquer champions New Zealand 31-14 after trailing 14-7 Everyone always tries to look for patterns in good performances; how the warm-up was, were people quiet or loud, what songs were being played, what was the mood etc.If you carry on in the same vein, our key to success this tournament was all down to James Bay and coffee. Trekking our coffee machine halfway around the worl, only to find out that the voltage difference meant it wouldnt work, was as bad news to some of the girls as losing their boots would have been.After struggling with little or no coffee on day one because the tournament coffee was lukewarm and instant, day two was like Christmas when our performance manager and strength and conditioning coach wandered off to the local coffee shop. Asics Wholesale Australia. As a non-coffee drinker, the transformation was quite shocking... it was like giving oxygen to a dying flame, or heat to snow, or too much sugar to a child. We had turned from a slightly irritable dont talk to me unless you have to team into one full of life and exuberance.I am, obviously, exaggerating slightly but if thats what it takes, lets hope Rio does good coffee!The final was one hell of a game of sevens. I can happily admit that now, safe in the knowledge of the result and having recovered from what felt like my heart trying to escape my chest. Time for some team bonding after Englands Sevens triumph The first half was one of try-scoring ping pong. Theyd score then we would then they would etc... the one thing you want to do in a final is try to avoid looking at the big screen, as the clock is never going to be your friend.I made this mistake - the screen read seven minutes to go. Seven minutes to go when you are already exhausted is not what you want to see. That is the length of a normal half and I already felt like the treacle had taken hold of my legs.There comes a point in most games where you know that youve done it. Either there isnt enough time left or the score is too big; or in this game, a combination of the two.Kicking the ball off the field once the hooter had blown was such a relief... a relief for my body that is. It was also a relief that we had actually just proven what were capable of. We have now just made our lives a whole lot more difficult... backing it up.This was a long trip. Not in a bad way but two intense tournaments in as many weeks is a tough task mentally and physically. However, the most important thing is, we headed back to London carrying silverware and one happy team. Also See: SportsWomen Latest Show News Latest News SportsWomen Video ' ' ' 
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